In I Am Legend, Will Smith plays the last man in New York City after a virus turns everyone into vampires, and here's its poster. I have two issues with it:
1. It reminds me too much of The Condemned poster, which was already a pretty bad poster.
2. It reminds me too much of Will Smith's involvement in a capacity higher than as a fresh prince, which is as much as I'll tolerate of him.
I know the Japanese have bested us in consumer electronics, video games, math and science skills, and animated portrayals of sex with tentacles, but movie posters? I'm afraid so. This stylized, splattered silhouette is so much cooler than our version that it's hard to believe t... / Continue →
The poster to 28 Weeks Later, the sequel to pseudo-zombie movie 28 Days Later, has an old propaganda-style look to it. But be careful, because there's another type of poster that has an old propaganda look to it: actual propaganda. And before you know it you're a communist.
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Guillermo del Toro has done many great things as a director, but perhaps none will have the continued resonance of the discovery he made in Pan's Labyrinth: that it's really f***ing freaky when a creature has eyes on its limbs rather than its head, where you'd expect them. Afte... / Continue →